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October 20, 2023 TV and Streaming Schedule: The Complete List

The following is a complete list of every new TV and streaming episode, special, movie, and more airing on October 20, 2023. New streaming titles are listed first, followed by an hour-by-hour network TV and cable schedule, and ending with the day’s sports schedule. For sports and most other live programming, make sure to adjust the time to your time zone (times listed are Eastern/Central). Series and season premieres are in bold. For all TV and streaming listings posts from this year, see our 2023 Daily TV and Streaming Schedules Archive post.

*Note: I have started to publish these TV schedule posts a day ahead of time so make sure you are on the correct post for the day you are looking for. This is the listings post for October 20, 2023.*

October 20, 2023 Streaming Premieres

  • Beach Cottage Chronicles (Max/Discovery+, Season 3 Premiere)
  • Big Mouth (Netflix, Season 7 Premiere)
  • Bosch: Legacy (Freevee, Season 2 Premiere)
  • Cops (FOX Nation, 6/5 PM)
  • Creature (Netflix, Limited Series Premiere)
  • Days of Our Lives (Peacock)
  • Deane’s Dynasty (Max)
  • Disco Inferno (Netflix, Original Movie Premiere)
  • Doona! (Netflix, Series Premiere)
  • Elite (Netflix, Season 7 Premiere)
  • First Time Fixer (Max/Discovery+, Season 5 Premiere)
  • Flashback (Netflix, Original Movie Premiere)
  • Gen V (Amazon)
  • Goosebumps (Hulu/Disney+)
  • The Great British Baking Show (Netflix)
  • If You Were the Last (Peacock, Original Movie Premiere)
  • Kandasamys: The Baby (Netflix, Original Movie Premiere)
  • The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Joe Bob’s Helloween (Shudder/AMC+, Special, 9/8 PM)
  • Lessons in Chemistry (Apple TV+)
  • Night of the Hunted (Shudder, Original Movie Premiere)
  • Old Dads (Netflix, Original Movie Premiere)
  • The Pigeon Tunnel (Apple TV+, Original Documentary Premiere)
  • Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (Peacock, Movie Streaming Premiere)
  • Shape Island: Creepy Cave Crawl (Apple TV+, Special)
  • Silver Dollar Road (Amazon, Original Documentary Premiere)
  • Still Up (Apple TV+)
  • Surviving Paradise (Netflix, Series Premiere)
  • Tribunal Justice (Freevee)
  • Undead Unluck (Hulu, 2/1 PM)
  • Upload (Amazon, Season 3 Premiere)
  • Vjeran Tomic: The Spider-Man of Paris (Netflix, Original Documentary Premiere)
  • Werewolf by Night in Color (Disney+/Hulu, Special)
  • Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace? (Max)

October 20, 2023 Network TV and Cable Premieres

7/6 AM:

  • Waterfront Reno (Magnolia Network, Back-to-Back New Episodes)

7:30/6:30 AM:

  • Waterfront Reno (Magnolia Network)

4/3 PM:

  • Kiya & the Kimoja Heroes (Disney Junior)

7/6 PM:

  • Switch (GSN)

8/7 PM:

  • Cabin Chronicles Renovation (Magnolia Network, Series Premiere)
  • Checkin’ It Twice (Hallmark Channel, Original Movie Premiere)
  • Engine Masters (MotorTrend)
  • Gold Rush (Discovery Channel)
  • On Patrol: First Shift (Reelz)
  • Power Book IV: Force (Starz)
  • The Price Is Right at Night (CBS, One-Hour Special)
  • Ready to Love: Make a Move (OWN)
  • Ridiculousness (MTV)
  • Shark Tank (ABC)
  • The Very Very Best of the ’80s (AXS TV)
  • Washington Week (PBS)
  • WWE SmackDown (FOX)

8:30/7:30 PM:

  • Firing Line with Margaret Hoover (PBS)
  • Ridiculousness (MTV)

9/8 PM:

  • 20/20 (ABC)
  • Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation (Magnolia Network)
  • Bering Sea Gold (Discovery Channel)
  • Dateline NBC (NBC)
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network)
  • A Football Life Origins (NFL Network)
  • Hot Rod Garage (MotorTrend)
  • Killer Cases (A&E)
  • Love After Lockup (WE)
  • My Lottery Dream Home (HGTV)
  • Next at the Kennedy Center (PBS)
  • On Patrol: Live (Reelz)
  • Raid the Cage (CBS)
  • Real Murders of Los Angeles (Oxygen)
  • Rebuilding Black Wall Street (OWN)
  • Ridiculousness (MTV)
  • Shining Vale (Starz)
  • The UnXplained (History Channel)

10/9 PM:

  • AEW: Rampage (TNT)
  • Art in the Twenty First Century (PBS)
  • House Hunters (HGTV)
  • Murder in the 21st (A&E)
  • The Proof Is Out There (History Channel)
  • Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

10:30/9:30 PM:

  • House Hunters (HGTV)

11/10 PM:

  • Mysteries of the Abandoned (Discovery Channel)

Today’s Sports Schedule


  • 1 PM/Noon: LIV Golf: Trump National Doral Golf Club (The CW App)

MLB Postseason

  • 5:07/4:07 PM: Houston Astros at Texas Rangers: ALCS Game 5 (FS1, If Necessary)
  • 8:07/7:07 PM: Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks: NLCS Game 4 (TBS)

NBA Preseason

  • 7/6 PM: Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers (NBA TV/NBC Sports Philadelphia)
  • 7/6 PM: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers (NBA League Pass/Bally Sports Indiana/Bally Sports Great Lakes)
  • 7/6 PM: Flamengo at Orlando Magic (NBA League Pass/Bally Sports Florida)
  • 7:30/6:30 PM: Washington Wizards at Toronto Raptors (NBA League Pass/TSN/MNMT)
  • 8/7 PM: Detroit Pistons at Dallas Mavericks (NBA League Pass/Bally Sports SW-DAL/Bally Sports DET)
  • 8/7 PM: Memphis Grizzlies at Milwaukee Bucks (NBA League Pass/Bally Sports WI/Bally Sports SE-MEM)
  • 8/7 PM: Miami Heat at Houston Rockets (NBA League Pass/Space City Home Network/Bally Sports Sun)
  • 10/9 PM: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors (NBA TV/NBC Sports Bay Area)

NCAA Football Week 8

  • 7/6 PM: SMU at Temple (ESPN2)


  • 7/6 PM: Calgary Flames at Columbus Blue Jackets (BSOH)
  • 7:30/6:30 PM: New Jersey Devils at New York Islanders (NHL Network/MSG/MSGSN)

WNBA Finals

  • 9/8 PM: WNBA Finals: Game 5 – New York Liberty at Las Vegas Aces (ESPN, If Necessary)